Tag Archives: 1952 Topps

20 Questions on … Topps Heritage baseball cards

The annual trip down Memory Lane to the past is here with the arrival of this year’s Topps Heritage and we’ve seen plenty of reactions to some of the surprises found inside.

Chicago White Sox star Minnie Minoso dies at 89

Orestes “Minnie” Minoso, who might be best-remembered as the first black player on the Chicago White Sox and a player who played in an MLB game in five different decades, died Sunday. He was 89.

Baseball world reflects on life of Sy Berger

When former Topps executive Sy Berger died on Sunday, the baseball world began reflecting upon a life dedicated to cardboard.

Former Topps executive Sy Berger dies at 91

A baseball card pioneer has passed.

Auction Estimator: How much will this Mantle fetch?

The 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle is one of the hobby’s most-coveted cards of the bubble-gum era, an iconic want of Baby Boomers and younger baseball fans alike.

Highest BVG-graded 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card sells for $81,000+

The best Beckett-graded Mick came and went on auction block this past weekend resulting in a big sale.

At the National: 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle stolen from dealer’s display

By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Thieves stole a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle from a dealer’s case at the National Sports Collectors Convention – and now authorities and fellow dealers are trying to track down the card. Jeff Foy, a dealer with Indianapolis-based Card Country, said he believes a group of three people were likely […]

Cardboard cameos: Baseball cards have had their time on big screen

Sometimes, if you watch real closely, you can find real-life baseball cards among the props in movies.

Five baseball card trades Jeffrey Loria would make

After the Florida Marlins’ latest firesale blockbuster trade, Olds started wondering … what other baseball trades might Jeffrey Loria make?

Despite injury, Mariano Rivera’s RC remains hot

It may not look like much, but the baseball card seen here is the most-valuable release in one of the most-important sets of the 1990s.

Memory Lane Inc. to auction PSA 2 Honus Wagner

It’s a Honus Wagner T206 tobacco card, and it headlines Memory Lane Inc.’s Holy Grail Auction, which launches on April 21 and ends on May 5. The opening bid is $550,000.

Turn Back the Clock: Beckett Monthly magazine, December 1984

In December 1984, Beckett Monthly — now, of course, Beckett Baseball — was the only Beckett magazine for sports cards of any kind. You’d be surprised what you found inside.